10 Jul

2018 SkillsUSA National Championship

From June 25-29, 2018, Illinois Central College participated at the 54rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Louisville, Kentucky. ICC students represented the state of Illinois in Telecommunications Cabling, Diesel Equipment Technology, Photography, 3D Visualization and Animation, Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Graphic Imaging Sublimation, Computer Programming, Advertising Design, Screen Printing Technology, Pin Design, and Information Technology Services. Total, Illinois Central College was awarded 3 national medals.

goldmedalGOLD:

Cooper Blakeney
Diesel Equipment Technology
Bloomington

silvermedalSILVER:

Samantha Killen
Graphic Imaging Sublimation
Edelstein
James Sullivan
Screen Printing Technology
Elmwood

Of the remaining competitors from Illinois Central College, five placed within the top 10 in their competitions.

5
Prestin Begeman
Telecommunications Cabling
Pekin
5
Haliah Offutt
Ibraheem Hughes
3D Visualization and Animation
Peoria
9
Krislyn Hightower
Photography
Peoria
10
Caleb Scott
Advertising Design
Pekin
12
Devin Welchman
Pin Design
Pekin
13
Brandon Render
Computer Programming
Pekin
14
Erik Ioerger
Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Metamora
21
Aaron Wilder
Information Technology Services
Pekin

Additionally, Haliah Offutt’s design was selected by the state of Illinois as their official t-shirt at the National Conference.

Devin Welchman’s pin design was also selected by the state of Illinois as their official pin at the National Conference.